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  • Energy and Sustainability IIIby A. A. Mammoli; C.A. Brebbia; Y. Villacampa Esteve

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 454.00

    It has been clear for some time that the way in which our society exists, operates, and develops is strongly influenced by the way in which energy is produced and consumed. No industrial process can proceed without an adequate energy supply, and without industrial production, society lacks the commodities on which it depends.Our energy systems have... more...

  • Gusher of Liesby Robert Bryce

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 18.99

    Everybody is talking about “energy independence.? But is it really achievable—or even desirable? In this controversial, meticulously researched book, Robert Bryce exposes the false promises and political posturing behind the rhetoric. Gusher of Lies explains why the idea of energy independence appeals to voters while also showing that renewable... more...

  • Energy in the 21st Centuryby John R. Fanchi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 165.00

    Energy may be the most important factor that will influence the shape of society in the 21st century. The cost and availability of energy significantly impacts our quality of life, the health of national economies, the relationships between nations, and the stability of our environment. What kind of energy do we want to use in our future? Will there... more...

  • The Energy Readerby Tom Butler; George Wuerthner; Daniel Lerch; Richard Heinberg

    Watershed Media 2012; US$ 19.95

    The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean? renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing... more...

  • Marine Renewable Energy Handbookby Bernard Multon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 285.00

    Marine renewable energy is a significant resource for generatingelectricity, and if some conversion technologies have alreadyreached a certain level of maturity, others are emerging. The originality of this multidisciplinary book is to offer a broadspectrum of knowledge from academic and industry experts of variousorigins. It deals with general aspects... more...

  • Sustainable Resource Developmentby Gary M. Zatzman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 199.00

    "True sustainability" is the line of engineering research and practice that is giving rise to a series of Scrivener textbooks, such as Khan & Islam's best-selling The Greening of Petroleum Operations . Making explicit reference to his own recently-published book in this series, Sustainable Energy Pricing, as the companion volume of this book,... more...

  • Energy Efficiencyby Fereidoon P. Sioshansi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    Energy Efficiency: Towards the End of Demand Growth is a detailed guide to new energy efficiency technologies and policy frameworks affecting the profitability of efficiency projects. The contributions drawn together by F.P. Sioshansi feature insights from recognized thought leaders, detailed examinations of evolving technologies, and practical case... more...

  • Renewable Energyby Andy McCrea

    Crowood 2013; US$ 17.49

    Every day there are news reports that highlight spiralling energy costs, accelerating energy consumption, serious concerns over fuel security and fears that oil production may soon decline. All such reports are set against a background of the most serious threat to the world today - global warming and the devastating impact of climate change.This... more...

  • Energy Resources through Photochemistry and Catalysisby Michael Gratzel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Energy Resources through Photochemistry and Catalysis reviews the state of the art in the development of energy conversion devices based on catalytic and photochemical reactions. The focus is on catalysis of redox reactions and their application to the photocleavage of water, reduction of carbon dioxide, and fixation of nitrogen. Some fundamental aspects... more...

  • The Pipeline and the Paradigmby Samuel Avery; Bill McKibben

    Ruka Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    This thoroughly researched and wholly engaging book investigates the economic, ecological, political, and psychological issues behind the Keystone XL pipeline?a project so controversial it has inspired the largest expression of civil disobedience since the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. With enough carbon trapped in the Canadian tar sands to... more...